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08.25.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Aisha Motlani
Why do you feel you were chosen for this project? One of the reasons I think [Discovery World] was interested in our work was because our firm is interested in research and work which has its root in the geomorphology of lands—the shaping and geographic considerations of land formation—and with questions like: Why does a hill look like a hill? Why does land settle that way? How does wate...
Saturday, June 21, 2008

Tonight @ the Pabst Theater - 8 p.m.

The Discovery World museum opens its new “Les Paul House of Sound” exhibit today and Paul, the 90-something guitar legend, is in town to celebrate. Tonight the electric-guitar pioneer—a Waukesha native, but you already knew that—will perform an 8 p.m. show at the Pabst Theater that promises to include . . .
Friday, June 20, 2008
Aside from his appearance last May at the Downer Theatre for the opening of Chasing Sound, a documentary on his life and music, Les Paul has seldom visited Wisconsin in recent years. In fact, his trips home have been few since he hit the road with jazz bands in the 1930s.
Friday, June 20, 2008
Milwaukee’s interactive Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin is an ideal setting for displaying the work of a man who dedicated much of his life to progress through technology. “Les Paul’s House of Sound” is organized by a nonprofit organization called Partnership for the Arts and Creative Excellence (PACE)...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
One by one, the three sails of the historic Denis Sullivan are released to begin a sunset cruise for Capt. Hugh Covert and his six-man crew. This Great Lakes schooner, which resides in port at Discovery World from May through October, is both home and work for Capt. Covert, who was named senior captain in 2007.
Saturday, May 10, 2008

Tonight @ Discovery World - 7 p.m.

The powers that be at Discovery World have stayed tight-lipped about the concept for their new television show, “The Secret Labs,” offering only that it takes place in subterranean labs below the city and that it promises a glimpse into the future. Tonight at 7 p.m., a live audience gets to find out what the show is all about . . .
Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Discovery World

Though some residents still seem unsure of what awaits them at Discovery World, the majority of our readers are familiar enough with its exciting exhibits to vote it Milwaukee’s No. 1 attraction for children.
Friday, March 14, 2008

City debates electronic signs

Why stop with cell phones, texting, DVDs, CDs, the radio, fast food, traffic, construction, snowbanks and pedestrians? Add electronic billboards to the list of drivers’ distractions. On March 18, the city’s Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee will debate—yet again—
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008

Tonight @ Discovery World - 5:00 PM

The Discovery World Museum regularly saves special presentations to preview them at special “Members Nights,” specifically reserved for museum members. Tonight, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m., the museum hosts one of these events. Draws include several screenings of a 30-minute film on unusual animal survival . . .

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